Human Rights Commission to take legal action against local govt

2015-11-19 19:32

The Human Rights Commission is to take legal action against local government for non-compliance with its recommendations relating to the eradication of the bucket system, among other things.

Another death at controversial old age home

2014-11-02 13:41

A sixth resident has died at a controversial Cape Town old age home within a month - amid reports that residents are neglected, drugged and fed expired food.

Marikana plan cop responsible - lawyer

2013-11-01 08:16

The compiler of a police plan to curb labour unrest at Marikana last year should be held accountable, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Death toll rises to 2 in Pakistan bombing

2013-08-23 10:04

The death toll in a roadside bomb attack targeting troops in Pakistan's port city of Karachi has risen to two, officials say.

ANC remembers Freedom Charter

2013-06-26 15:45

South Africans should take pride in the achievements made since the adoption of the Freedom Charter 58 years ago, ANC spokesperson Jackson Mthembu says.

Cop charged over Facebook' hate speech'

2011-12-14 16:37

AfriForum has charged a police officer with hate speech at the Human Rights Commission after a Facebook posting threatening genocide against whites.

Ruling a step against racism: Afrikanerbond

2011-09-12 14:31

The hate speech judgment against ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema is the first step to non-racism, says the Afrikanerbond.

De Lille booed during speech

2011-03-21 16:13

Western Cape acting premier Patricia de Lille has been booed and shown "hand signals" while making a Human Rights Day speech at Athlone Stadium in Cape Town.


Coma in command for another Dakar win?

2014-12-27 09:47

With only days to go before the start of the 2015 Dakar rally biker Marc Coma looks strong for five wins in a row.

ANC heads to HRC over cartoon, tweet and Thuli

2014-06-05 04:30

The ANC has lodged a formal complaint with the SA Human Rights Commission over a 'racist' and 'insulting' cartoon, a tweet and a published comment by the public protector.

Sri Lanka navy chief to head up ship firm

2013-10-30 16:53

An anti-corruption watchdog has criticised the appointment of Sri Lanka's navy chief as head of the country's shipping company, emphasising the military's growing influence.

Afghan kills wife who left without asking

2013-08-12 15:00

A man in northern Afghanistan has killed his wife because she had gone to a market without first asking his permission, police say.

DA reporting far-right groups to HRC

2012-06-03 22:51

The Democratic Alliance in Mpumalanga plans to report several far-right groups to the Human Rights Commission.

Malema fumes over Hawks media leaks

2011-11-01 22:48

ANC Youth League president Julius Malema feels his human rights are being undermined by media leaks from the police, a report says.

Now open toilet claims hit ANC

2011-05-08 12:59

The Human Rights Commission is investigating why about 1 600 toilets in an ANC-run Free State municipality have been left without enclosures for the past eight years.

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